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Prof. Chris Dent on data, algorithms and 2020 national assessment

Published: Friday, 14 August 2020 Tags: Analysis Applied Mathematics Statistics

Prof. Chris Dent writes on the issues around award of marks for national high school exams in the UK under Covid.

Sjoerd Beentjes has collaborated with others on a paper; "Pervasive lesion segregation shapes cancer genome evolution"

Published: Thursday, 30 July 2020 Tags: Applied Mathematics Probability

Sjoerd Beentjes has collaborated with others, from across multiple Universities and Organisations, to produce an article discussing the effects of damage to DNA with regards to the development of cancer cells. This work took place ...

Andreas Grothey and Ken McKinnon have set up a Covid-19 related optimization model

Published: Friday, 24 July 2020 Tags: Operational Research Optimization MSc

Andreas Grothey and Ken McKinnon have set up an optimization model that finds the optimal Covid-19 intervention strategy for Scotland. This is achieved by considering the options of lockdown and contact tracing for different assumed ...

Three School of Mathematics students take part in MOPTA competition

Published: Friday, 17 July 2020 Tags: Operational Research Optimization international

The team "NP Die Hard", consisting of Paula Fermin Cueto, Ivona Gjeroska and Albert Sola from the SoM, have competed in the international MOPTA competition this year. They contested, with the help of their advisor Prof. ...

Students from across the University take part in DataFest @ EDI 2020

Published: Tuesday, 14 July 2020 Tags: Computational Mathematics Statistics undergraduate prizes

Dr. Mine etinkaya-Rundel organised and ran a Datafest event for students from the School of Mathematics and the rest of the University. This took place over two weeks between May the 30th and June the 13th 2020. Student's ...

LMS Fellowship won by Milena Hering

Published: Friday, 10 July 2020 Tags: Fellowship

Milena Hering has won an Emmy Noether Fellowship from the LMS.

LMS Prizes won by Ben Davidson and Des Higham

Published: Monday, 6 July 2020 Tags: prizes

Congratulations to: Ben Davison who won one of this year's LMS Whitehead Prizes https://www.lms.ac.uk/sites/lms.ac.uk/files/files/Davison_Whitehead_citation.pdf Des Higham who won the LMS Shephard Prize (https://www.lms.ac.uk/sites/lms.ac.uk/files/files/Higham_Shephard_citation.pdf) ...

Academics from the School of Maths are taking part in a scientific endeavour, DECOVID.

Published: Wednesday, 1 July 2020 Tags: Statistics funding award

Ruth King (co-deputy team lead), Nicol Margaritella, Michael Allerhand and Gail Robertson from the School of Mathematics are taking part in a COVID related scientific endeavour. This UoE team is composed of 13 members and includes ...

George Kinnear has been awarded funds to back a project which will help deliver and enhance higher education

Published: Tuesday, 30 June 2020 Tags: funding award Maths Education

George Kinnear has been awarded $10,000, in the 2020 U21 Global Educational Enhancement Fund Call, to back a project which will help deliver and enhance higher education. The project team consists of Chris Sangwin, University ...

Communicating statistics, risk and uncertainty in the age of Covid - Prof. David Spiegelhalter

Published: Monday, 22 June 2020 Tags: Applied Mathematics Statistics Graduate School

The Centre for Statistics is excited to announce our next lecture: Communicating statistics, risk and uncertainty in the age of Covid', with the inimitable Prof. David Spiegelhalter.